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Saturday, 11 August 2012 - 8:38
Illegal immigrants to Australia increase
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The number of illegal Sri Lankan immigrants to Australia is increasing in number daily.

A majority of the immigrants are stating that the situation in Sri Lanka is not suitable for them to live.

However speaking to our news team the Sri Lankan high commissioner in Australia, Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe stated that this is untrue.

He further stated that certain parties in Australia are supporting the terrorist movement that was in Sri Lanka and are bringing individuals connected to terrorism in Sri Lanka to engage in propaganda activities.

Meanwhile 112 illegal immigrants who were arrested while trying to travel to Australia were presented before the Negambo Magistrate’s Courts yesterday.

They have been remanded till the 15th of August.

Meanwhile 13 individual who were waiting near the Thummodara region to illegally migrate to Australia were remanded till the 21st of this month along with an individual who provided them with shelter

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